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Is This Your Year to Join a Board or Commission?

Friday, February 16 2018 1:09 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Have you ever thought about serving on a board or a commission?  It’s the perfect example of our great democratic system working at the local level.  By serving on a board or a commission, you have the chance to effect true grassroots change within our community.  The time commitment is less than you think, usually just one meeting per month for most boards, and we’re always looking for new members.  Even if a board is currently full, most boards accept non-voting members, so don’t let a full roster dissuade you.  Right now we have openings on nine different boards.&…

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President’s Day Holiday Schedule Announced

Friday, February 16 2018 7:28 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
The City of Red Wing is providing the following schedule of building closures and services for the President’s Day Holiday Week.   City Hall, Community Development, Public Works, the Red Wing Public Library and the Solid Waste Campus will all be CLOSED on Monday, February 19th.   Refuse & Recycling Collection Schedule: Monday, February 19th – NO COLLECTION Tuesday, February 20th – Monday’s Route picked up Wednesday, February 21st – Tuesday’s Route picked up Thursday, February 22nd – Wednesday’s Route picked up Friday, February 23rd – Thursday’s Route picked up

City of Red Wing Receives Award for Levee Rd & Riverfront Trail Project

Thursday, February 15 2018 4:19 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
On January 26th, the City of Red Wing and Kimley Horn & Associates were the recipients of an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The ACEC had this to say about the project and why it was chosen for an honor award: The Levee Road and Riverfront Trail project overcame significant hurdles to construct a signature segment of the Riverfront Trail through an· active grain barge loading terminal. To keep the Riverfront Trail along the Mississippi River, the alignment needed to overcome a "pinch point" at Red Wing Grain. The city and Red Wing Grain worked together to dev…

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Nardinger- Growing With the City for 25 Years

Wednesday, February 14 2018 4:18 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Lynn Nardinger’s roots run deep.  He’s the kind of guy who grows where he’s planted, and for 25 years he’s been growing his career with the City of Red Wing.  Now the Deputy Director of Public Works, Lynn has come a long way from his start on the refuse collection route he was hired for 25 years ago.  Raised in rural Mazeppa on his family’s farm, Lynn went to vocational school in Rochester after high school graduation and became a diesel mechanic.  He put his degree to work when he was hired at Cemstone in Red Wing, and remained there for ten years before he …

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Notice of Proposed Amendment to Ordinance

Tuesday, February 13 2018 12:03 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
Laws of Minnesota 2017, Chapter 77, created a new law in Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 415, that would require certain types of notice for many proposed ordinances or proposed amendment to ordinances. Only interim ordinances have been exempted from this notice requirement.  Click the following link to view the proposed ordinance that will be considered at the February 26, 2018, City Council meeting:   Ordinance No. 116, Fourth Series - Amending Chapter 3, Municipal Utilities - Rules and Regulations Relating to Water Service

City of Red Wing Receives Grant for Local Energy Project

Monday, February 5 2018 12:04 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration

Red Wing Public Library Building Damaged

Wednesday, January 31 2018 10:35 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
January 31, 2018   Contact: Jessica McGee   Red Wing Public Library - Director            651-385-5105    A vehicle struck the Library in the late evening hours on January 30, 2018, resulting in damage to the portion of the building that sits at the intersection of Third and East Ave.  As a result, a portion of the children’s section has been cordoned off so damages can be assessed and repairs can be made.  Subsequently, there will be no storytimes this week.  The Library will remain open, however, and normal…

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Maple Street Closed Between Vera and Roosevelt Avenues

Tuesday, January 30 2018 12:03 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
January 30, 2018 Contact: Jerry PleinSuperintendent – Public ServicesPublic Works Department651.385.3691 The City of Red Wing Public Works Department would like to inform you that Maple Street will be closed beginning at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 31st between Vera and Roosevelt Avenues. The closure is needed to repair a leaking water valve. Lincoln Street will be closed at Maple Street, however, access at Roosevelt Avenue will remain open.This closure is expected to last approximately two days, depending on weather, and reopening on Friday, February 2nd as soon as the work has been…

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RWPD Responds to Crash

Monday, January 29 2018 11:11 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Red Wing, MN:  On January 27, 2018 at approximately 1:11 AM an Officer of the Red Wing Police Department was contacted by a citizen that a vehicle they were following had left the roadway at a high rate. The citizen then showed the officer tracks in the ditch near Charles Avenue and South Service Drive. The officer contacted dispatch of the driving complaint and started driving along South Service Drive looking for the vehicle. In the 3300 Block of South Service Drive, a Ford Escort was located that crashed into the back of a large F250 Ford truck, pinning the Escort under the truck. Officers observed an…

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Library Closing Early Due to Heavy Snowfalls

Monday, January 22 2018 4:10 PM  •   Categorized In Press Releases
 
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